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2 days in Cognac



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From the ground to the glass

DAY 1

PEDESTRIAN GUIDED TOUR OF COGNAC

With one of the guides of Cognac Tourist Board
A stroll in the old town of Cognac, taking the narrow paved streets full of history. From the castle where King François Ier was born to the wealthy houses of salt and cognac merchants, it is  five centuries of life in Cognac which are recalled.

LUNCH

GUIDED TOUR OF HARVERSTERS FACTORY GREGOIRE**

With one of the guides of Cognac Tourist Board
GREGOIRE offers a wide range of equipment for mechanization of the vineyard, sprayer and harvesting machines and olives harvest. The main characteristics Grégoire equipment are performance, reliability and low maintenance costs. Those two guided tours are provided by Cognac Tourist Office Board, the one and only authorized to offer a discovery of these factories.

GUIDED TOUR OF ONE THE FAMOUS COGNAC HOUSES

Coming to Cognac means discovering the secrets of the most famous eau-de-vie in the world. In the silence of the cellars, behind the walls darken by the torula coniacensis (a fungus which feeds itself with the vapour of alcohol, the Angels’ share), you will be able to understand the alchemy of the cognac.

DINNER

NIGHT AT THE HOTEL *** OR ****

DAY 2

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

TOUR OF A VINEYARD

The winegrower welcomes you on his property to reveal the secrets of the elaboration of Cognac and Pineau des Charentes.

LUNCH

GUIDED TOUR OF THE MUSEUM OF THE COGNAC

With one of the guides of Cognac Tourist Board
Open in June 2004, the Museum combines an classic architecture and a contemporary intervention. Between economic, technical and industrial history, the Museum of the cognac modern and convivial tells you the fascinating adventure of the Liquor of Gods through the evoation of workcrafts, oenology, distillation, cooperage, cognac merchants, glass industry ans today design-packaging.

GUIDED TOUR OF THE CASTLE OF COGNAC

An unexpected cocktail of cognac and History !

Base : 5 couples, from 230 €/ pers.